Meaning of crystal healing in English:

crystal healing

(also crystal therapy)


mass noun
  • (in alternative medicine) the use of crystals for therapeutic purposes.

    • ‘There will be more than 50 stands with exhibitors offering taster sessions in therapies such as reflexology, crystal therapy, massage, remedial therapy and Reiki.’
    • ‘Articles on feng shui, crystal therapy, iridology, colonic irrigation, herbalism and faith healing sweep the media every week.’
    • ‘There has been much written about crystal healing, but little explaining the underlying association of therapeutic qualities to crystals and stones.’
    • ‘Ergo, anybody who turns a Tarot card today, anybody into reiki, wicca, crystal therapy, and lucid dreaming (inter alia), should pay homage to Yeats and the Dawn, for guarding and nurturing the esoteric flame.’
    • ‘He is a highly qualified and indeed decorated physician, who should know better than to recommend dowsing, crystal therapy, and radionics, to NHS patients, which he is doing via this directory.’
    • ‘Therapies that will be represented include aromatherapy, stress management, hypnotherapy, Shiatsu, Reiki, reflexology, Hoki ear candles, crystal healing and the Bowen technique.’
    • ‘Reflexology, reiki, paraffin wax treatment for hands and feet, crystal healing and auricular ear candling therapy are among the treatments on offer.’
    • ‘Group 3 contains therapies that are long established and rational in certain cultures, as well as many (such as crystal therapy and dowsing) for which there is no research evidence at all.’
    • ‘My family moved through fads and phases very quickly, everything from EST training to crystal healing, macrobiotics and cooperative living.’
    • ‘Then you saw books on mysticism, herbal potions, crystal healing and a myriad of other esoteric topics.’
    • ‘Is it any more reliable than the advert we read for crystal healing suggesting that the forces of quartz will remove tumours?’